October 14, 2019

US: 27 pit bulls rescued from dog fighting operation in Sumter examined by vet

By Kayla Robins From The Sumter Item More than two dozen dogs that were rescued from a home dog-fighting operation on Thursday are continuing to be treated, officials say. A veterinarian had examined all 27 dogs, which appeared to all be pit bulls and pit bull mixes, by Friday evening. Some have serious injuries, but […]

Left to starve, Great Dane gnaws off his own foot to survive

By Susan Bird From Care2 A South Carolina dog left to starve in his own backyard was in such a desperate state that he gnawed off his own foot. Luke, a 6-year-old Great Dane, apparently once tried to jump his owners’ fence. In response, they tied him in the backyard on a runner, which is […]

Adorable & and donkey best friends find their forever home with a TV actor

By Susan Bird From Care2 When an abandoned donkey and emu fell in love, it took a television bad guy to make sure they’d never have to be apart. Rescue personnel found Jack, the donkey, and Diane, the emu, in a pen together on an abandoned farm in Kershaw, South Carolina. It quickly became clear […]

8 children among those roasted to death in Caracas club inferno

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian (Guyana Guardian) – Venezuela’s Interior Minister Nestor Reverol has confirmed that eight minors were among the 17 people who were roasted to death in the “Los Cotorros” club fire, which occurred during a school-closing celebratory party in central Caracas several hours ago. In an email exchange with the Guyana Guardian last […]

Local heroes helping animals in hurricane-ravaged Caribbean

By Brian J. Lowney, From South Coast Today As residents of the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda struggle desperately to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a small group of islanders is trying to care for thousands of starving and sick animals and also working to curb the escalating […]

Yet another mood-boosting reason to visit the Caribbean – A beach filled with puppies

By TAMIM ALNUWEIR Good Travel From Well and Good Among the endless number of reasons that the Caribbean might be desirable travel destination—the sun, the beaches, the crystal-blue oceans that conjurede-stressing selenite crystal vibes—spending your day with toes in the sandwhile hanging out with cuddly pups probably hasn’t even crossed your mind (though maybe your […]

The Caribbean region offers a prime location for Business Process Outsourcing Services

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, October 17, 2017. The global market for business process outsouring (BPO) is currently valued at USD $1 trillion with cross-border outsourced services trade between countries estimated at US$88.9 billion per year in 2015. The Caribbean is carving out its niche within this global industry with the number of BPO operators and jobs growing […]

Grenada: PM confident of victory in upcoming general election Caribbean News

From Caribbean News Service ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jul 12 2017 – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says he is confident that the ruling New National Party (NNP) will be returned to power in the upcoming general election. Mitchell, who is also the current chairman of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) urged Grenadians to return the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands neighbourhood policing department reminds public to secure vehicles From RCIPS The RCIPS Neighbourhood Policing Department (NPD) would like to remind the public to lock and secure its vehicles, even when leaving the car for only brief periods. Since the beginning of August the RCIPS has noted a number of opportunistic thefts from cars, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Jeremy Ebanks has been appointed General Manager of Tortuga Rum Company Ltd The company’s founders Robert and Carlene Hamaty made the announcement. Mr. Hamaty stated, “We are proud to introduce Jeremy as our General Manager; he is already familiar with our business and brings many years of experience and knowledge. He will assist […]